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[QAQNA Call Center QA Questions & Answers] Dan Russell over at Creating Passionate Users had one of the best posts I've seen in a while. It underlines the importance of something that I always try to do.
[The Truth Will Make You Free] “ROUSE YOURSELVES” by Daniel Cere: Lay formation must be grounded in the “deeply held conviction”¦that man cannot be understood without Christ and that it is impossible to educate him, to develop his human nature and his vocation in life without Christ.” John Paul II tells us that, from the beginning of his pastoral ministry, his “aim was to emphasize forcefully the priestly, prophetic and kingly dignity of the ”¦ People of God.” (John Paul II 1979: 137) “Faith, in all the wealth of its personal and communal characteristics, is essentially and basically a participation in the testimony of Christ. This is the testimony of God himself, to which Christ has given expression and human dimensions by his triple power as priest, prophet and king.””¦ “Christ and the Christian encounter each other intimately in the priestly, prophetic and kingly mission, and it is this participation which forms the essential characteristics of the Christian.”(John Paul II 1980: 219, 270)
[Blogcritics.org: Superior Bloggers on Music, Politics, TV, Film, Books, Sports, Gaming, Science, Technology, and Culture] Thinking outside the box: In October this year one of the most influential thinkers of our time past away. He basically changed the way we look at things, texts, cultural phenomena and political discourse.
[Discussion about 09/11/2001] Salon "War Room 04" Column: Righties tell the Cheneys Mary can be curedWe're sure that Republicans will be shocked and appalled to learn that Mary Cheney is once again being dragged forward to make a partisan political point about homosexuality. Today, Concerned Women for America, the veteran right-wing organization founded by Beverly LaHaye, released "About Mary: An Open Letter to Dick and Lynn Cheney." Under the guise of praising the Vice President's daughter -- "Mary is, I'm sure, a fine young woman with many wonderful qualities," it says -- the missive actually uses her to make an argument about whether or not homosexuality is a choice.
[Tompeters.com] tompeters! management consulting leadership training development ...: Our Cool Friend Dan Pink has a new book on its way March 24. In A Whole New Mind, Dan writes that "To flourish in this age, we'll need to supplement our well-developed high tech abilities with aptitudes that are 'high concept' and 'high touch.'" Meaning the left side of our brains has gotten a pretty good workout so far;
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[Conservativehome.blogs.com] platform: Donal Blaney: Dont get mad - except on purpose: , Donal Blaney, explains one of Morton Blackwell's Laws of the Public Policy Process. Morton Blackwell is the Founder and President of the Leadership Institute in Arlington, Virginia.